Ladies’ Hula Workshop

Posted September 28, 2017

We are excited to offer an amazing One-day Introductory Ladies’ Hula Workshop, taught by an exceptional, soulful hula dancer, Hannah Leyva. This workshop is a wonderful afternoon for anyone—whether you love hula, dance in general or just want to have a little out of the ordinary adventure. Beginners will feel right at home as hula expert, Hannah Leyva, teaches the ancient art right here in our Academy.

HULA WORKSHOP
Sunday October 15, 2017
2pm – 4pm
At the North Carolina Ukulele Academy
$45 per person.
Open to ladies ages 11 and up.
Beginner Level.

Reserve your spot now >>

In hula, the hands and hips are used to tell stories of people, places, and things, among others. During the workshop, haumana (students) will learn basic hula steps and hand movements, along with Hannah Leyva has been dancing hula, the graceful native dance of Hawai’i that is Hawaiian words that are commonly used by hula practitioners. In the second hour, they will be taught the choreography to a simple hapa haole song, utilizing the steps they learned in the first half of the workshop.

Students should wear comfortable clothing they can easily move in and bring a flowing skirt or sarong they can wear on their hips. They can also bring something to take notes with if they choose.

Hannah is excited to share her passion for hula and Hawaiian culture with the Wilmington community she loves, and is looking forward to introducing people to a new way to spread the aloha spirit.


 

More about Instructor, Hannah Leyva:

Hannah Leyva has been dancing hula, the graceful native dance of Hawai’i that is used to tell stories of the islands, for more than half her life. Originally from Los Angeles, she has family connections to the Hawaiian islands of O’ahu and [...]

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Special One-day Introductory Ladies’ Hula Workshop

Posted September 20, 2017

We are excited to offer an amazing One-day Introductory Ladies’ Hula Workshop, taught by an exceptional, soulful hula dancer, Hanna Leyva. This workshop is a wonderful afternoon for anyone—whether you love hula, dance in general or just want to have a little out of the ordinary adventure. Beginners will feel right at home as hula expert, Hannah Leyva, teaches the ancient art right here in our Academy.

HULA WORKSHOP
Sunday October 15, 2017
2pm – 4pm
At the North Carolina Ukulele Academy
$45 per person.
Open to ladies ages 11 and up.
Beginner Level.

Reserve your spot now >>

In hula, the hands and hips are used to tell stories of people, places, and things, among others. During the workshop, haumana (students) will learn basic hula steps and hand movements, along with Hannah Leyva has been dancing hula, the graceful native dance of Hawai’i that is Hawaiian words that are commonly used by hula practitioners. In the second hour, they will be taught the choreography to a simple hapa haole song, utilizing the steps they learned in the first half of the workshop.

Students should wear comfortable clothing they can easily move in and bring a flowing skirt or sarong they can wear on their hips. They can also bring something to take notes with if they choose.

Hannah is excited to share her passion for hula and Hawaiian culture with the Wilmington community she loves, and is looking forward to introducing people to a new way to spread the aloha spirit.


 

More about Instructor, Hannah Leyva:

Hannah Leyva has been dancing hula, the graceful native dance of Hawai’i that is used to tell stories of the islands, for more than half her life. Originally from Los Angeles, she has family connections to the Hawaiian islands of O’ahu and [...]

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Kaufman Camp Countdown BEGINS!

Posted May 8, 2017

Ok, lovers of ukulele (and all things acoustic), the COUNTDOWN HAS BEGUN!
The fun starts June 18th… the world-reknown Steve Kaufman’s Acoustic Kamp! So make your plans now.

Yes, Kent Knorr will be teaching Ukulele at the legendary “Steve Kaufman’s Acoustic Kamp” June 18-24th, 2017.

Kent will be the Ukulele Instructor for Week Two of Steve Kaufman’s acclaimed Kamp in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains.

Steve Kaufman’s Acoustic Kamp
June 18-24, 2017
Maryville College, Maryville, TN

Steve’s Kamps are designed to gather musicians of all levels from around the globe with common goals – learning, playing, eating and sleeping music. Whether you are a beginner’s beginner or a seasoned professional, each Kamp’s classes and activities will inspire and challenge you. The intent is to maintain a non-competitive, learning atmosphere that will encourage you to grow musically and seek out new ways of playing your instrument.

Special thanks to Steve Kaufman for the invite. We’re looking forward to a GREAT week of music!

Get more info about Kaufman’s Kamp at flatpik.com

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